Home Health & Hospice Director RN

Morrow County Health District   Heppner, OR   Full-time     Nursing
Posted on January 5, 2023

     Morrow County Health District is seeking applicants for its Home Health and Hospice Department Director position.  The vacancy will be created when the current Director  retires in June, but the new Director can join early and acclimate into the position.  The position is headquartered in Heppner, OR, a wonderful small town in northeast Oregon with excellent schools and a great family lifestyle. Starting salary $109,720 to $121,118 DOQ with increase after 4-month probationary period, plus approximately $8,250 additional annually for call time. 

Mileage or District car provided for patient visits.

     The Home Health and Hospice Director provides the overall administration and direction of services for both Pioneer Memorial Home Health and Pioneer Memorial Hospice, which are combined into one joint department.  The Director is a working RN as well as a department manager.

            The Director is responsible for the supervision of 11employees – 6 FT, 5 PT along with volunteers, and oversees all services provided by the department.  The Director is required to share 24-hour call responsibilities as a Registered Nurse with the other RNs in the department.  The Director also provides backup nursing services for Willow Creek Terrace Assisted Living when the assigned department RN is unavailable.  This is a leadership position and requires leadership skills and experience. 

Must have graduated from an accredited college with a two or four-year nursing degree with a current Oregon Registered Nurse License.  Must have two years of acute care nursing experience or equivalent required.  Minimum of five years’ progressively responsible experience in community based care, home health or hospice, which includes at least two years of supervisory experience, or a satisfactory equivalent of experience and training that demonstrates the ability to perform the described duties.  Must possess a valid driver’s license and the ability to manage extensive driving in a variety of weather conditions, including at night, when needed. 

Excellent benefits including health insurance package with medical, dental and vision coverage for employee, employee and spouse, or employee and children at no cost. Family coverage options available. Also paid sick, vacation, holidays, life, AD&D coverages, excellent retirement and more.